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Past and Present is Alive at Springing the Blues, Happening in Jacksonville Beach April 5-7

When you think of the rich landscape of blues history, palm trees and sandy beaches might not be the first place that springs to mind. is a distant cultural cousin of the birthplace of the blues, far removed by geography and tradition. Yet, there’s an inextricable current connecting the past and present that exists at the annual . It’s all part of the same story. The 29th Annual Springing the Blues Festival is held April 5-7 at the SeaWalk Pavilion in Jacksonville Beach with Danny Delves & the Deadly Nightshades kicking things off on the SeaWalk Pavilion stage. Weekend performances …

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FROM THE BEGINNING: The History of Atlantic Beach, Florida

Atlantic Beach citizens take pride in the residential character of their little city and plan to keep it that way. They confine its two business districts to Mayport Road and to Atlantic Boulevard. Its voters refused to merge with Neptune and Jacksonville Beaches in 1947.

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THEATRE CONCERT REVIEW: AN EVENING WITH GENE NORDAN & FRIENDS

Jacksonville Beach’s Players by the Sea and sponsors presented two showings of an evening with Gene Nordan on Friday and Saturday, January 30-31, 2015. This is an after the fact review, but the show was so unique we wanted to record it in print. The purpose of this show was as a fund raiser for , but to the full house audience and the supporting cast, it was a tribute to Nordan as a talented entertainer and an all-around really nice guy. A bit of background is in order. Beginning in 1970, Nordan was a major Beaches attraction at the …

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MUSICAL THEATRE PREVIEW: AN EVENING WITH GENE NORDAN & FRIENDS

Sometimes we wish we could enter a time machine and travel back to some of the super entertainment events in North Florida history. Think of being transported to the to see , or the to celebrate an appearance by . Well, we have a tip and a suggestion for a time travel trip that’s happening in the very near future, when North Florida residents will have the opportunity to experience the piano styling of , composer, playwright and performer! He will appear on-stage in “An Evening with Gene Nordan and Friends,” on January 30 and 31, at Players by the …

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